Take Me to the River 2020 - Updates

Below you will find information about the individual events that comprise Take Me to the River. Due to Covid-19 precautions, state guidelines and the safety of artists and patrons, our partner event organizers independently made decisions about holding events in 2020. Please check below to see if your favorite event is taking place in person, virtually or requiring registration. Please note several organizers made the tough decision to postpone their events this fall.

Fourteen Events, Nine River Towns, Amazing Art. Find them all on the Take Me to the River Map.

See the 2020 Map

Anchor Events

Take Me to the River is a collection of individually organized partner events. As such, each organizer or host will make a decision about their plans for 2020.

Art at the Acreage

Cancelled for 2020

During this special Open House explore the grounds and visit the Horst Gallery builidng. Meander the field of pollinator plants and sculptures. Pre-registration will be required. Watch for details.

Keep up with the latest Take Me the River news. Read previews of this year's new events. Get a sneak peek at this year's artists.

While You are Here

Find restaurants, hotels, bars and area attractions to compliment your Take Me to the River experience. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, please contact these independent business to check their hours of operation.

Food & Lodging

Whether you are looking for a gourmet dinner along the river or a quick bite to make a picnic, you will find just what you are looking for. Making if a long weekend, look no further than the historic inns and welcoming bed & breakfasts to your lodging needs.

The Arts

The art and music at the art fairs and open studios aren't the only creative outlets in the St. Croix Valley. Retail art galleries, professional theatre groups and live music at various locations keep the arts going well into the evening in many river towns.

Retail & Attractions

There is so much to do in the St. Croix Valley, it can be hard to know where to start. Take a fall colors cruise along the St. Croix National Scenic River Way. Pick up a book at an independent local bookstore. Or maybe learn the history of the birthplace of Minnesota on a trolley tour.